The lowest electric bill to date $29.55. That's 10.8 killowats a day =). I know, I know, It's not summer and it's a short month, but still the average usage is the lowest ever.
I've run all over the house identifying ghost loads and unplugging things. Drying clothes in the sun. Nagging everyone to, "Go back and cut that light off!" I say "cut" the light off. People from Maryland ask, "How do you cut a light off?" We mean "turn" off the light. My kids now run out of their room, look startled and say, "oops", then run back in and turn off the light. They love it if a light is on when we return home at night. They look accusingly at one another and say, "oooo who left a light on?" As they each in return yell, "Not me, Tera did, Talia did, Seleste did etc."
I'm looking forward to the day when we can install a solar system and get off the grid. It makes so much sense to me to be self sufficient. Here are some sites I really like.
This really convinced me.
Mountain Top Removal
Path to Freedom
Kansas Wind Power
Living Foods Dehydrator
Earth 911 - Energy